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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Turina Serenata , Op 87
Andorran National Chamber Orchestra, conductor Gerard Claret Milhaud Suite:
Scaramouche Theodore Kerkezos
(saxophone), Philharmonia, conductor
Martyn Brabbins Telemann Flute Concerto in D Emmanuel Pahud , Berlin Baroque Soloists, director Rainer Kussmaul
8.30-10.00: Wagner Overture: Rienzi
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Strauss Mein Elemer! (Arabella)
Jane Eaglen (soprano), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta Poulenc
Piano Concerto Pascal Roge (piano).
Philharmonia, conductor Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Turina Serenata
Conductor: Gerard Claret Milhaud
Unknown: Theodore Kerkezos
Unknown: Emmanuel Pahud
Director: Rainer Kussmaul
Soprano: Jane Eaglen
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Strauss Standchen , Op 17 No 2
Brahms Die Feldeinsamkeit, Op 86 No 2 Wolf In dem Schatten meiner Locken
(Spanisches Liederbuch) Suzanne Danco (soprano) with Guido Agosti and Alfred Holecek (pianos)
10.10 Hindemith Violin Concerto
David Oistrakh , LSO conducted by the composer
10.41 Listener request: Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K452
Colin Horsley , Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
11.07 Hindemith Cello Concerto
Paul Tortelier , Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
11.34 Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 61 Suzanne Danco (soprano), Guido Agosti (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Strauss Standchen
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Unknown: Guido Agosti
Pianos: Alfred Holecek
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Unknown: Colin Horsley
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Piano: Guido Agosti

: Composer of the Week: Mozart - the Late Symphonies

4/5. Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Donald Macleod relates how, around 1786, Mozart's popularity with the Viennese public had begun to wane. By June 1788 he was in serious financial trouble. This was partially caused by his own mismanagement of his financial affairs, but also because the war between the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Turks had a huge impact on sponsorship of the arts. Mozart's health was beginning to fail and his six-month-old daughter died. No wonder, then. that the Symphony in G minor reflects tragic restlessness. Piano Trio in E, K542 (1st mvt) London FortepianoTrio
Canons: Lacrimoso Son lo, K555; 0 du eselhafterPeierll, K560; Caro Bellldol Mio, K562; Bona nox! bist a rechta Ox,
K561 Chorus Viennensis, conductor Uwe Christian Harrer/Concentus Vocalis, conductor Guido Mancusi
Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, director Frans Bruggen
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Caro Bellldol
Conductor: Uwe Christian

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bartok in Glasgow
3/4. Chris de Souza presents another concert by leading Hungarian musicians marking Bartok's association with Glasgow, from St Andrew in the Square. Andrea Melhath (soprano), Gabor Csalog (piano)
Bartok Five Songs, Op 16; Five Hungarian Folk Songs
Kodaly Hungarian Folk Songs (selection)


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: St Andrew
Soprano: Andrea Melhath
Piano: Gabor Csalog

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Louise Fryer introduces a programme of 20th-century music, including a work by Oliver Knussen , who conducts tonight's Performance on 3 at 7.30.
Knussen Symphony in One Movement Conductor Andrew Davis
Debussy Cinq Poemes de Baudelaire Christopher Maltman (baritone), conductor Thierry Fischer
Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Conductor Valery Gergiev


Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: Making Tracks

CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dixon with music for younger listeners, including a toy trumpet, Zip-a-de-doo-dah, and excerpts from The Lord of the Rings.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dixon

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Music from theatre-land, including Edward German 's incidental music for Romeo and Juliet, Alfred Reynolds 's suite from
Marriage a la Mode and a selection of Victor Herbert favourites played by the Pittsburgh SO, conductor Lorin Maazel.


Unknown: Edward German
Unknown: Alfred Reynolds
Unknown: Victor Herbert
Conductor: Lorin Maazel.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra Lawrence Power (viola), conductor Oliver Knussen
Live from the Barbican in London, Oliver Knussen joins the BBCSO to conduct the UK premiere of the viola concerto by his former student. Mark-Anthony Turnage , along with two classics of 20th-century music: Stravinsky's puppet ballet and Varese's mechanistic score for a huge orchestra. Presented by Paul Guinery. Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (194 7)
8.10 Twenty Minutes: A Complex Life "I've lived in complexity all my life, and complication doesn't scare me."
Nick Rosen meets the father of fractals, Benoit Mandelbrot.
8.30 Turnage On Opened Ground (first UK performance) Varese Arcana


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Nick Rosen
Unknown: Benoit Mandelbrot.

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd interviews documentary-maker Errol Morris, director of A Thin Blue Line, which helped free a man from Death Row. His latest documentary, The Fog of War, examines the life and career of the controversial former US defense secretary Robert McNamara, who was in office during the Vietnam War. Plus a review of the new RSC production of Macbeth.


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Errol Morris
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents electroacoustic music by Stephane Roy , vice-president of the Canadian Electroacousitc Community, country songs from Paul Burch. andan improvisation from Croatian pianist Bojan Z.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Music By: Stephane Roy
Unknown: Paul Burch.

: Composer of the Week: Boyce

5/5. Donald Macleod looks at the end of Boyce's career, when increasing deafness forced him to retire from practical music-making, though he worked on a historical anthology of English church music.
Heart of Oak; 0 Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?; The Lord Is King; Overture: A Secular Masque; The Charms of Harmony Display Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Fitelberg Polish Rhapsody, Op 25
Karlowicz Returning Waves Melcer Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor 2.15 Bach Cello Suite No 4 in Eflat, BWV1010 2.40 Anon Seven Organ Sonatas 2.55 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2 3.20 Mozart
Requiem in D minor, D626 4.10 Burkhard Suite en Miniature, Op 71 No 2
4.15 Frescobaldi Canzon Seconda a 4 4.20 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F, RV293
(Autumn) (The Four Seasons) 4.30 Gilson Suite Nocturne d'Apres Aloysius Bertrand
4.45 Rawsthome Film: The Cruel Sea
4.50 Puccini Un Bel Di (Madama Butterfly)
5.00 Mozart Overture: Der
Schauspieldirektor 5.05 Ebner Woodwind Trio in B flat 5.10 Bartok Rhapsody No 1
5.20 Villa-Lobos Introduction to the Choros 5.35 Caplet Divertissement No 2 (A I'Espagnole) 5.40 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice 5.50 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821
6.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 7
6.45 Bruhns Muss nicht der Mensch auf dieser Erden in steten Streite sein


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Burkhard Suite
Unknown: Aloysius Bertrand

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